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Popular Types of Lawyer Specializations

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Jan 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Law is a very big and complex entity that requires trained professionals to know all aspects about the law so they can represent other people and offer them guidance and assistance. Unfortunately, there are too many areas of Law that one person can become well versed in that many lawyers choose to specialize in one area of law or another. When someone needs to hire the assistance of a lawyer, lutz residents should be aware of the different and popular areas of law that a person can specialize in so they can have the best individual represent them without the fear of hiring someone who has no idea about a specific area of the law.

The Overarching Categories: Criminal Defense and Civil Litigation

While most areas for specialization in law are very specific, there are categories of law that include many different aspects. While some lawyers might specialize in one case that encompasses all criminal defense cases such as murder or drug trafficking, at a much local level it is much easier to find more an individual with broader knowledge known as a criminal defense lawyer. Lutz criminal defense lawyers are in charge of helping their clients reduce their sentencing or ideally avoid any jail time at all. Another popular type of lawyer that takes on a lot of different cases is known as a civil litigation lawyer. These lawyers choose to be knowledgeable with a lot of aspects that are not considered criminal offenses such as real estate or landlord/renter disputes.

Estate Planning Lawyers

Not everyone feels comfortable with handling documents pertaining to their estate, assets, and afterlife arrangements alone. Luckily there are many different specializations for a finding the right lawyer; Lutz residents will want to find someone who is knowledgeable in trusts and last wills as opposed to someone who helps convict criminals.

Employment/Labor & business lawyers

Both employees as well as business owners might find themselves in a situation where they would need legal advice from a lawyer. Lutz residents who are being treated unfairly are entitled certain rights that they might not know they even had. On the other end of the spectrum a business owner may need legal advice that does not pertain to workers rights and employ treatment. Some business owners feel more comfortable buying or selling a business with the help of an experienced business lawyer or corporate lawyer.

*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Butash Law Group*

About the Author

Michael G. Butash

Michael G. Butash Stetson University College of Law Florida State University Former State Prosecutor Mike grew up in the Tampa Bay area and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. He was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit (Pinellas/...

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